Architecture (4 years), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • English, Greek
    Language

About

Profile of the Programme:

The architecture design studio is the central core of the curriculum, this is supported by the four thematic areas: architectural history and theory, architectural technology (construction, structures, environment), architectural communication (skills and techniques) and architectural management and practice.

Electives are also included in the course of study to ensure that students receive a well-rounded academic base that will enhance both their personal and professional development. The programme prepares graduates to continue their studies if they wish to pursue an academic career, an/or prepares them for a labour market orientation.

The Architecture (4 years) Programme from University of Nicosia was developed through working closely with the professional associations of Cyprus, thus graduates are prepared to work in the local industry if they so choose.The programme has been designed in accordance with the eleven points of the European Commission’s Architects Directive for the transformation of higher education in Europe initiated by the Bologna declaration; at the same time it acknowledges the importance of constructing a unique identity and catering for diversity in architectural education as influenced by local conditions (culture, climate, local market and needs etc).

Career Prospects:

Graduates from this programme are prepared to pursue a higher level of education, such as a Master or apply for PhD studies. Students who receive the 5 year Professional Diploma, can prepare for the ETEK qualifications in order to register as a local architect. Students who graduate from the programme are fully equipped to work in local or international architecture, urban design, landscape, interior design or other design offices, either private or public.

Access to Further Studies:

Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS 120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in Greek
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Architectural Design
  • Introduction to Structures
  • Construction Materials and Finishes
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Introduction to Architectural Theory
  • Space and Light
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Sustainable Design

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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Academic Requirements

  • The general admission requirement for entry to an undergraduate programme of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification. 
  • English Language Proficiency

Students with the following English qualifications will register directly for their academic programme of study:

  • TOEFL: 513 and above
  • Computer-based TOEFL: 183 and above
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 65 and above
  • IELTS: 5.5 and above
  • Cambridge Exams [First Certificate]: B and above
  • Cambridge Exams [Proficiency Certificate]: C and above
  • GCSE English Language "O" Level: C and above
  • Michigan Examination of Proficiency in English: Pass
  • Michigan Examination of Competency in English: Pass

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9120 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8940 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8940 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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